Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN (Polish Scientific Publishers PWN), a holding company of PWN Group,
is the most famous and the largest publisher of scientific, educational and professional publications in Poland.
We promote the achievements of Polish and the world science, publishing about 300 titles a year,
including academic textbooks, scientific literature, popular science publications as well as books for professionals.
The PWN brand has long been synonymous with prestige, quality, normativity and knowledge at the highest level.
We cooperate with the best specialists in almost all areas of science, and our editors ensure the high level of development
of the publications.
PZWL Medical Publishing (Wydawnictwo Lekarskie PZWL) is the oldest and largest medical publisher in Poland.
We collaborate with leading research institutions, universities and medical academies and the largest publishers of medical
literature in the world, such as Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Blackwell Publishing, McGraw-Hill, Masson,
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Georg Thieme Verlag, Springer-Verlag and Schattauer.
PZWL boasts great publishing achievements. Until now, there were more than 13.5 thousand titles in total edition
of more than 320 million copies. Currently PZWL Medical Publishing publishes over 130 titles a year.
PWN Group - Top 3 most prestigious and reliable Polish brands
No. 1 in STM Publishing
No. 1 in Medical Publishing
No. 1 in K-12 languages (except for English)
PWN on the book market
25% market share in academic publishing
Over 10 thousand academic
and scientific authors publishing
PWN Group e-commerce
Over 2 million online customers
PWN Group online bookstores
in the TOP 10 Polish internet shops
(internet shops ranking 2013 by Money.pl)
PWN Group wholesale and retail distribution
11% market share in book distribution
Wholesale, logistics & distribution, POD, distribution of digital content, chain of
bricks & mortar college bookshops
Comprehensive editorial services
Professional content and language editing, proofreading, translation into foreign languages, ISBN.
Technical correction, book design, typesetting, printing (digital, offset printing, black-and-white, colour,
print-on-demand service), electronic formats (pdf, ePub, mobi).
Distribution, promotion and sale services
Excellent marketing care and extensive distribution network allows to reach a worldwide audience
(AZYMUT Sp. z o.o. Polish Publishing Houses' Distribution System – the PWN Group’s company
dealing with wholesale of books, providing distribution and logistics services
on the Polish and international publishing and bookselling market,
INGRAM Conect Group - the world’s largest and most trusted distributor of physical and digital content,
IBUK.pl – the largest Polish academic and professional online library,
PWN Group online bookshops – ksiegarnia.pwn.pl, pzwl.pl, weltbild.pl, lideria.pl and many others).
Advice on publishing contracts
Agreements transferring rights to PWN, non-exclusive licenses or publishing contracts without the transfer of rights.
Using a rich database of foreign partners, we offer a wide range of possibilities concerning publishing work
in foreign languages.
We act as an intermediary in the sale or licensing of rights to foreign publishers, taking care of all matters related thereto:
preparation and presentation of bids, negotiation and preparation of contracts, settlements.
(academic staff, academic publishers,
academic research centres)
(research and development centres,
scientific societies, associations, foundations)
People of science
(Polish and foreign scientists, people working in scientific and R&D institutions)
(in particular highly
The public sector
and local government units)
Corporate and business customers
(such as conference and training organizers, public relations agencies,
advertising and publishing agencies,
medical and pharmaceutical companies)
Scientific publications in various fields
(doctoral and postdoctoral dissertations, monographs, studies of research results, presentations of research programs)
Information and promotional materials
Electronic publications supporting traditional editions
(e-books, multimedia tools, websites, mobile applications)
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